What's New in Lake George
In April 2014, an electrical fire blazed through the kitchen at George's Restaurant, a beloved eatery on Route 9L in Lake George. The significant damage required the restaurant to close for the entire 2014 season, but just over one year later the George's crew is ecstatic to be re-opening tonight!!

George's Restaurant on Route 9L in Lake George reopens one year after fire.

It definitely feels like the summer season is already in full swing this weekend in the Lake George region! Here are a few of our favorite events and activities:

Photo Credit: Cindy Lombardo via Lake George's Facebook Page
Amid the heightened focus on protecting and conserving Lake George and the land that surrounds it, Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced that New York State has purchased Warren County's 1,463-acre Berry Pond Preserve from the Lake George Land Conservancy.

Two fan favorites from The Voice will be visiting Lake George this June! Chris Jamison and Matt McAndrew, both from Season 7 are scheduled to judge a local Battle of Bands and perform live as part of King Neptune's Pub's "Shake the Lake for Vet's Sake" event.

Are you looking for a Lake George lodging option that's different from an ordinary resort or hotel? Are "luxurious" and "spacious" words you'd use to describe your ideal accommodations? If so, your search has come to an end! Vacation rentals at The Quarters at Lake George are the perfect fit for you and here are a few reasons why...

Literally, sweet! What's better than the scent of freshly made fudge wafting out of a confectionery store, or the enjoyment of a deliciously cool ice cream cone on a hot summer day? Kilwins and its popular confections will be opening in Lake George Village by mid-June, and located on Canada Street. The Kilwins chain has 100 stores nationwide, four in New York and now two locations in the area

Remember back in February we told you how one of Lake George's most popular hangouts, Judd's Tavern, would be closing its doors one final time?  Owner Judd Gershen has plans to reopen the establishment under a different name with a new atmosphere.

photo credit: Tiny Beer Mug via photopin (license)
Not a runner but want to participate in a 5K? Have no fear, there's a race for you! Don't miss out on this great event... The Roller Coaster Race at The Great Escape on July 18th! In addition to taking part in the 10K or 5K that runs around and under The Great Escape's world famous rides, you can also complete a 5K by actually riding the roller coasters, too!


The new Festival Space at Charles R. Wood Park is pretty solidly booked this summer with concerts, festivals, fairs, and other events, but the venue may have just scheduled the season's headliner. Folk musician Arlo Guthrie will be performing in the park on Sunday, August 23, according to The Post Star.


Photo Credit: arlo_&_abe via photopin (license)
Have you ever seen any of the signs posted around Lake George that say "Please Do Not Feed The Ducks - We Drink The Water" and wondered why you couldn't toss a few pieces of bread to the birds that are standing there waiting anxiously?

As it turns out, feeding the ducks is harmful to people, the lake, and the ducks themselves! 


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